APD appoints Indhran Pillay as Manager, Lines (SA) / Principal Engineer
Another great new appointment to the APD team with Indhran Pillay coming on as Manager, Lines & Principal Engineer in South Australia. Indhran is an Electrical Engineer with more than 19 years post graduate design and project management experience, in overhead power lines with voltages up to 765kV and structures up to 145m high.
He has worked as an Engineer and Project Manager on overhead power lines for ESKOM, a Project Engineer for Consolidated Power Project, Principal Engineer for ElectraNet and PSC Consulting and with Parsons Brinckerhoff as a Chief Engineer. Indhran has worked on assignments in South Africa, Rwanda, Mozambique, Botswana, Philippines and Australia.
Indhran’s key experience is in the design management of power lines; earthing design & investigations; insulation selection & coordination; conductor selection & optimisation; electric & magnetic field studies; AC interference & coupling; structure spotting & optimisation and other aspects involved in transmission network engineering. He is also trained in PLS-CADD, CDEGS and PSCAD software tools.
Indhran has written standards, procedures and provided training in PLSCADD and insulation co-ordination for utilities, prepared tender documentation, evaluated technical proposals, visited factories for acceptance test, managed projects as a client, contractor and consultant.
On behalf of the CEO of APD, Jordan Kosek and the rest of the staff we would like to welcome Indhran to the team and look forward to working with him at our Adelaide office.